Multiple Entry Visa: Spouse and child

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Qualifications

Spouse and child of the multiple visit visa applicant (or visa holder) You must meet ALL of the following;

1. Your spouse (or parent) must apply for a multiple visit visa  for "business persons", "intellectuals and researchers", or "individuals with sufficient financial capability" (or must be a holder of valid visa of those)

2. You must be a citizen of the countries eligible to apply for the same visa with your spouse (or parent).
 
Spouse and child of a Japanese national You must meet ALL of the following;

1. You must have a travel record to Japan

2. You must live together with the Japanese spouse (or parent)
 
Spouse and child of those who stay in Japan longer than a year You must meet ALL of the following;

1. Your spouse (or parent) must be granted to stay in Japan for longer than a year with the resident status as such "Diplomat", "Official", "Professor", "Artist", "Religious activites", "Journalist", "Highly skilled professional", "Business manager", "Legal/Accounting services", "Medical services", "Researcher", "Instructor, Engineer/Specialist in humanities/International services", "Intra-company transferee", "Entertainer", or "Skilled labor".

[Child] 2. You must live together with your parent who is a spouse of the one mentioned in 1. above,

OR you must be a child who is a dependent of the one mentioned in 1. above.

3. You must have a travel record to Japan for the last three years.

4. You must be a citizen of countries that have the reciprocal arrangements with Japan.
 
  

Documentation

Please note:
○ The Consulate declines incomplete documents; additional documents may be requested during the course of application/examination.
Do NOT staple your application.
○ The Consulate will not make copies.
○ The
letters and certificates must be original with hand written signatures. Electronic signatures are not acceptable.
 

For a spouse or child of the multiple visit visa applicant (or visa holder)

 
1 Documentation
on the applicant
The documents from No.1 to No.5 listed in "Documentation for Temporary Visitor Visa"
○ (A certificate of employment of the applicant (or spouse/parent) which states the following:)(if you work at an enterprise)
- salary
- position
- start date of your employment
A letter stating the reason of application for a multiple entry visa (including the intended length of future visits to Japan)
 
2 Documentation
on the kinship
○ A proof of kinship (Marriage/Birth certificate)
 
3 (When your spouse
(or parent) was alredy
granted the visa )
○ A copy of the primary visa holder's passport (ID page)

○ A copy of the valid multiple entry visa to Japan
 
 
4 ○ Additional documents may be requested during the course of application/examination as it is impossible to specify the exact form the evidence should take since applicants' circumstances vary greatly.
 
 

For a spouse or child of Japanese national

 
1 Documentation
on the applicant
The documents from No.1 to No.5 listed in "Documentation for Temporary Visitor Visa"
○ (A certificate of employment of the applicant (or spouse/parent) which states the following:)(if you work at an enterprise)
- salary
- position
- start date of your employment
A letter stating the reason of application for a multiple entry visa (including the intended length of future visits to Japan)
 
2 Documentation
on the
Japanese
national
○ A copy of passport (ID page)

○ A proof of legal status in the U.S.
 
 
3 Documentation
on the kinship
○ Document(s) to prove that the applicant lives together with the Japanese national at the current address

○ A certified copy of the family register ("Koseki tohon/shohon" )
 
 
4 ○ Additional documents may be requested during the course of application/examination as it is impossible to specify the exact form the evidence should take since applicants' circumstances vary greatly.
 
 

For a spouse or child of those who were granted to saty in Japan longer than a year

 
1 Documentation
on the applicant
The documents from No.1 to No.5 listed in "Documentation for Temporary Visitor Visa"
(A certificate of employment of the applicant (or spouse/parent) which states the following:)(if you work at an enterprise)
- salary
- position
- start date of your employment  
 
2 Proof
of ability
to pay the
travel expenses
The documents No.6 listed in "Documentation for Temporary Visitor Visa"
 
3 Documentation
prepeared by
the spouse
(parent)
in Japan
○ A letter of reason for invitation*
(designated form (Japanese/English))
*The letter should state the reason of application for a multiple entry visa and the intended length of future visits to Japan

○ A copy of both sides of his/her valid Resident Card (the Alien Registration)
AND a copy of his/her passport (ID page)

○ A certificate of residency ("Juminhyo")
 
 
4 Documentation
on the kinship
○ A proof of kinship (Marriage/Birth certificate)

[Child] ○ Document(s) to prove that the applicant lives together with the parent who is a spouse of the one in Japan mentioned at "Qualifications" above

OR Document(s) to prove that the applicant is a dependent of  the parent in Japan mentioned at "Qualifications" above
 
 
5 ○ Additional documents may be requested during the course of application/examination as it is impossible to specify the exact form the evidence should take since applicants' circumstances vary greatly.